Hit-and-run accident leads to arrest of local man, investigation underway

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- A vehicle versus pedestrian hit-and-run, involving a female victim and 50-year-old Jeffery Dean Colley, is currently being investigated by the Kerrville Police Department. KPD officers, as well as the Kerrville Fire Department/Emergency Medical Services, responded to the scene in the 2400 block of Junction Highway on December 15 around 2:45 AM. The victim was said to have suffered serious bodily injuries due …

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Man charged with Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Kidnapping

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- Michael Paul Wyatt, 32, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in the 900 block of Junction Highway after the Kerrville Police Department received a report that he was holding someone against their will. After officers arrived on the scene, Wyatt was arrested and allegedly confessed to KPD that he had bound and assaulted the female victim said to be his girlfriend. The Kerrville …

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Police investigate bomb threats at local businesses

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- Two of Kerrville’s businesses have received bomb threats in the past few days. These threats came with this week’s rise of bomb threats throughout the United States. The Kerrville Police Department said that one business in the 500 block of Main Street received a bomb threat on December 13. The threat came via email from an unknown sender. The business’s employees were …

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Rainbow trout to be released at Louise Hays Park

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- The first of two rainbow trout releases is set to happen at Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive, on Wednesday, December 19. The first release will have 2,400 rainbow trout, said the City of Kerrville. The second release, which will also have 2,400 trout, is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16. “The rainbow trout are provided by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s A.E. …

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Amanda Hawkins sentenced to 40 years in prison; Updated Article

KERRVILLE, Tx (HCBN) – After a long day of testimony with multiple witnesses, tears, anger, sadness, and shock at times, Amanda Hawkins was sentenced to 40 years in prison.  The presiding Judge Williams handed down four sentences of 20 years each, with two sets of them running concurrent. The two charges regarding Addyson were ran concurrent (where they are both served at once), then the …

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Man arrested after allegedly waving gun, threatening to kill brother

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- 23 year old, Christian Chavez, was arrested by the Kerrville Police Department on Wednesday, December 5, around 12:30 AM, in the 400 block of Fuller Street. Chavez was arrested after he allegedly waved a gun in his brother’s face and threatened to kill him, according to the Kerrville Daily Times. As shown in Kerr County Jail Records, Chavez has been charged with …

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Investigation, autopsy leads to murder charge

KERRVILLE, Tx (HCBN) – An incident that happened on September 29, 2018 has led to a murder charge for Robert Bilunas, 48. He has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Xiomara Saenz, 38. “On Sept. 29, the Kerrville Police Department responded to assist Kerrville EMS with an injured female in the 1300 block of Bandera Highway,” says Juan Trevizo of the Kerrville Police …

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Hobby Lobby coming to Kerrville

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN)- It was announced on Monday, December 3, that a new Hobby Lobby retail store will be coming to Kerrville. This announcement comes from the Kerrville Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Walt Koenig. Koenig said that old Econolodge on Sidney Baker Street is set to be demolished. This is where the new Hobby Lobby will stand, reports the Kerrville Daily Times. When …

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City asks for community input for Movies in the Park

KERRVILLE, Texas (HCBN)- The members of the Kerrville community have been invited to partake in a survey to help the Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department decide which movies to play during the 2019 Movies in the Park series. “This survey is an opportunity for our citizens to provide their input for movies they would like to see in our parks as part of our Movies …

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Vehicle rollover on I-10 Eastbound just west of Comfort

COMFORT, Tx (HCBN) – Emergency crews are currently working an accident on the Eastbound side of I-10, mile marker 514. Possible entrapment is being reported. If you are traveling near the accident, please use caution. HCBN will keep you updated as details are released. Vehicle Rollover – I-10 Exit 514 Eastbound – Entrapment reported.Use Caution @HCBreakingNews — Mike Taylor HCBN (@MikeTaylorRadio) December 5, 2018   …

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